Huawei MateBook 14 Manual
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About this user guide

This guide is intended for computers running on Windows 10 systems. This guide describes the basic features of your computer. For more information about Windows 10 features, please visit or click on your desktop.
About this user guide
The optional accessories and software described in this guide may not be available or up-to date; the system environment described in this guide may vary from your actual system environment; the pictures in this manual may differ from the actual product. All illustrations are for reference only. Please refer to the actual product.

information Description Highlights important information and tips and provides additional information.
caution Note Indicates potential issues that may lead to damage, data loss, etc., if left unattended.
Warning Warns you of potential hazards that could result in serious personal injury if not avoided.

New devices

Step 1: Connecting to a network

  1. Click (or ) in the lower right corner of your desktop to open the Wi-Fi network connection screen.
  2. Select the name of the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to and follow the onscreen instructions to establish a connection. Some Wi-Fi networks may require a network security key or password to establish a connection.

information There are differences between operating system versions of the computers before delivery. Therefore, some computers display a dialog box for setting the boot parameters after connecting to the network for the first time. Click OK and set the boot parameters as required.

Step 2: Activating Windows

Windows automatically activates upon the initial network connection. You can also check whether Windows is activated from the Control Panel.
If Windows activation fails, restart your computer and reconnect to the network; if the issue persists, connect to a different network or wait a moment and try again.


  • If Windows is not activated, some features on your computer may be restricted.
  • Activating Windows may affect the return of the product. For more information, please refer to the product's warranty policy.
    Activating Windows

Step 3: Enrolling a fingerprint

Your computer utilizes a fingerprint-sensing power button. After enrolling a fingerprint, you can press the Power button to quickly and securely power on and unlock your computer, without the need to enter a password.
If you have skipped the fingerprint enrollment process during the initial setup phase, go to . In Windows Hello, set your login password and PIN code, and then follow the onscreen instructions to enroll your fingerprints.


  • Ensure that your fingers are clean and free of substances. Otherwise, it will affect the quality of the fingerprint enrollment.
  • Each user can enroll up to 10 fingerprints per account.
    Enrolling a fingerprint

Step 4: Updating the drivers

Open PC Manager and click Manager drivers. If a new driver update is available, follow the onscreen instructions to complete the update.
New devices.
information For a better user experience, it is recommended that you check and update your drivers regularly to improve the stability and performance of your computer.
Updating the drivers

Highlighted features

Huawei Share OneHop

With Huawei Share OneHop, you can quickly transfer images, videos, and documents, as well as share clipboards and documents between your computer and phone, all without the need of a data cable.

  • Multi-Screen Collaboration: Once your phone is connected to the laptop, the phone screen will automatically pop up on the laptop. Easily maneuver around your phone with a larger screen!
  • OneHop File Sharing: Transfers images, videos, and documents between your phone and computer at high speeds.
  • OneHop Screen Recording: Shake your phone and tap to record your PC screen automatically for 60s. The recording will be saved to your phone for quick sharing.
    information Currently, OneHop Screen Recording feature is only available on computers with the Intel chip.
  • OneHop Clipboard Sharing: Allows you to copy content from your phone and paste it on your computer, and vice versa.

information For more details, please visit the official Huawei Share OneHop website:
Huawei Share OneHop

Eye Comfort mode

When reading for prolonged periods, enable Eye Comfort mode on your computer to reduce blue light output and prevent eye strain and fatigue.
Right-click any blank area on the desktop and select Display Manager. Enable Eye Comfort.
information Eye Comfort mode reduces the amount of blue light emitted from the screen, which may give the screen a slightly yellow hue.
Eye Comfort mode

F10 system reset/factory reset

If your computer system encounters a serious problem as a result of a virus, malware, etc., the built-in F10 system reset/factory reset feature can quickly restore your computer to its initial or factory state.
information Before restoring the factory settings, back up all files on the drive C.

  1. Connect your computer to the charger. Press and hold F10 when powering on your computer to access the restore screen.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions to restore your computer to the factory settings.

Getting to know your computer

Powering your computer on/off

When powering on your computer for the first time, connect the power adapter and your computer will power on automatically. Moments after the screen lights up, your computer will enter the startup screen.
If the computer is powered off or asleep, press the Power button until the keyboard lights up to power on or wake up your computer.
If the computer is in normal use, click to sleep, shut down, or restart your computer.

caution Forceful shutdown: Press and hold the Power button for approximately 10 seconds.
Forceful shutdowns may cause unsaved data to be lost. Please exercise caution.


Front side
Front side

1 Display Displays onscreen content.
2 Fingerprint sensor power button After enrolling a fingerprint, press the power button with the corresponding finger to power on your computer and log in automatically.
  • Press to wake the screen.
  • Press to unlock the screen.
3 Recessed camera Press the button to open the camera lens and take photos or videos with the Camera app. Press the button again to hide the camera lens.
4 Camera indicator Indicates the camera status. Steady light when the camera is on.
5 Huawei Share icon By utilizing the NFC function on the back of HUAWEI and HONOR smartphones, you can instantly transfer pictures, videos, and documents between your computer and phone without the need of a data cable.
information Do not tear or damage the Huawei Share icon on the computer, otherwise Huawei Share OneHop will not work properly.
6 Right button Right mouse click.
7 Touchpad Functions like a computer mouse.
8 Left button Left mouse click.
9 Keyboard Enter letters, numbers, and symbols.

Left side
Left side

10 Charging indicator When the computer is connected to the power adapter, the indicator light:
  • Blinks white during charging
  • Steady white when the computer is not charged
11 HDMI port High definition multimedia port, which is used to connect to a display device.
12 Headphone jack Connects to a headphone.
13 Charging port
  • Connects to the power adapter to charge your computer.
  • Using an adapter cable or a MateDock, this port can connect to external display devices such as projectors and monitors.
  • This port can also be used to connect to external devices such as a phone or a USB flash drive to transfer data.

Right side
Right side

14 USB 2.0 port Connects to a mobile phone or USB flash drive to transfer files.
15 USB 3.0 port Connects to a mobile phone or USB flash drive to transfer files.

Bottom side
Bottom side

16 Camera drainage hole The camera button is connected to the water drainage hole on the back of your computer. If you accidentally spill a small amount of water on the camera, it will drain out from the drainage hole. Please note that spilling water on the keyboard can cause damage to your computer.
17 Microphone Use the microphone to make video or voice calls, or record sound.
18 Speakers Play sound through speakers when headphone is not connected.


Shortcut keys
The F keys, such as F1 and F2, are used as shortcut keys (hotkeys) by default to perform multiple functions.

Decrease the screen brightness.
Increase the screen brightness.
Enable or disable the keyboard backlight, and adjust the backlight brightness.
Mute or unmute.
Decrease the volume.
Increase the volume.
Enable or disable the microphone.
Switch projection modes.
Enable or disable Wi-Fi.
Open Huawei PC Manager.

Switching between shortcut key mode and function key mode
The F keys have different functions depending on the software that is running.
You can use the F keys as function keys in two ways:

  • Press the Fn key until the Fn key indicator turns on. The F keys will then work as function keys. Press the Fn key again until the Fn key indicator turns off. The F keys will then switch to shortcut key (hotkey) mode.
  • To make the F keys work as function keys by default, open PC Manager and go to Settings > System settings to enable Function key priority. To switch to hotkey mode, enable Hotkey priority.

information The keyboard layout may vary depending on your country or region.
You can press Fn and arrow keys to implement functions for Home, PgUp, PgDn, and End keys.

Combination mode Function keys
Fn key + left arrow key Home key
Fn key + up arrow key PgUp key
Fn key + down arrow key PgDn key
Fn key + right arrow key End key


The touchpad on your keyboard utilizes mouse-like features to make it easier for you to operate your computer.

Common finger gestures

Tap with one finger: Click the left mouse button.
Double-touch with one finger: Double-click the left mouse button.
Tap and drag with one finger: Move the mouse cursor.
Press the left touchpad button: Click the left mouse button.
Press the right touchpad button: Click the right mouse button.
Tap with two fingers: Click the right mouse button.
Swipe up or down with two fingers: Scroll up or down on a web page or file.
Pinch in or stretch out with two fingers: Zoom in or out on the screen.
Tap with three fingers: Search files.
Swipe up with three fingers: Multi-tasking view.
Swipe down with three fingers: Display your home screen.
Swipe right with three fingers: Switch between apps.
Tap with four fingers: Open Action Center.

Modify the touchpad settings.

You can also modify your touchpad settings to better suit your personal preferences.

  1. Click to open the Settings screen.
  2. By going to in the Settings screen and clicking Touchpad, you can:
    • Enable or disable the touchpad.
    • Automatically enable or disable the touchpad when a mouse is connected.
    • Change the touchpad scroll direction.
    • Configure touchpad gestures.

Modify the touchpad settings.

Charging your computer

Your computer will display an insufficient battery prompt when the battery is running low. In this case, please charge your computer in a timely manner to preventing your computer from entering Hibernate mode.

Charging your computer using the power adapter
Your computer features a built-in rechargeable battery. Connect the standard power adapter and USB-C charging cable to charge your computer, during which the charging indicator should flash white to indicate that the battery is charging. The battery charges faster when your computer is powered off or in Sleep mode.
Charging your computer

cautionThird-party accessories may present a potential safety hazard and impair performance.

Safety information
Charge your computer at room temperature in a well-ventilated area.


  • Exposing your computer to high ambient temperatures during charging may damage the internal components.
  • Charging duration may vary depending on the ambient temperature and the battery usage.
  • Your computer may become warm after prolonged use or charging. If it becomes hot to the touch, disable non-essential features and disconnect the charger.

Battery status information
The battery status is indicated by the battery icon in the status bar.

  • When your computer is charging, the icon will indicate that a charger is connected.
  • When using your computer, you can view the remaining battery percentage and battery time by moving the cursor over the battery icon.

informationThe remaining battery life displayed is a system estimation. The actual time may vary.

caution The battery is subject to wear. If the standby time of your computer appears to have reduced, do not attempt to replace the battery yourself. Instead, take your computer and proof of purchase to an authorized Huawei Customer Service Center for assistance.

Learn about Windows 10

Using the Start menu

Use the Start menu to access apps, settings, and files on your computer.
Click in the lower left corner of your desktop to open the Start menu.
Using the Start menu

  • Click to change, lock, or log out of the current user account.
  • Click to access the Document folder.
  • Click to access the Picture folder.
  • Clickto display the system settings screen.
  • Click to sleep, shut down, or restart your computer.
  • indicates the app display area, where you can swipe up or down on your screen to view all apps and programs.
  • indicates the search area, where you can enter the content you want to search for.
  • indicates the pinned tiles section, where you can pin your favorite apps or websites tothe Start menu and organize them into groups.

Action center

Action center displays notifications such as system updates, as well as push notifications such as emails, and quick-access options that allow you to quickly enable or enable features or configure relevant settings.
By clicking in the lower right corner of your desktop, you can:

  • Quickly open Settings, VPN, projection, and other screens.
  • Quickly access frequently-used settings (such as the Power saving mode, Airplane mode, screen brightness, etc.).
  • indicates the notification display area.
  • indicates the Quick access display area.

Placing shortcuts onto your desktop

The Windows 10 system only displays a few common shortcuts on the desktop by default. If you want to place additional shortcuts onto your desktop, please refer to the following steps:

Takes the This PC icon as an example:

  1. Right-click in a blank area on your desktop and select Personalize.
  2. Click and select Desktop icon settings.
  3. Select Computer and click OK.

Placing shortcuts onto your desktop

Accessories and extensions

HUAWEI MateDock 2

Getting to know your HUAWEI MateDock 2
Use the MateDock 2 to connect your computer to various external devices, including projectors, TVs, and USB flash drives.

USB-C plug Connect the USB-C port on your computer.
USB port Connect devices with the USB-C port, such as a USB mouse, keyboard, storage device, or network adapter.
HDMI port Connect an HDMI display device, such as a TV.
VGA port Connect a VGA display device, such as a monitor.
USB-C port Connect devices with the USB-C port.

Connecting your computer to a TV, monitor, or projector

When watching movies or giving a presentation, connect your computer to an external display device such as a TV, monitor, or projector for a better viewing experience.
information Before connecting, check the type of port in the computer and external devices. Prepare an HDMI or VGA adapter if necessary.

  1. Connect your computer to a TV, monitor, or projector using a MateDock 2, as shown in the figure.
  2. Connect your external display device to a power supply and turn it on.
  3. Click in the bottom right corner of the screen to open the ACTION CENTER.
  4. Click Project to select the projection method.
    • PC screen only: Only displays the desktop on your computer. The external display device will show a blank screen.
    • Duplicate: The desktop is displayed on both the computer and the external display.
    • Extend: You can extend computer desktop to an external display, and transfer items from your computer to the external display.
    • Second screen only: Only displays the desktop on the external display device. Your computer will display a blank screen.

Connecting a USB mouse, printer, or other peripheral device
Use the USB-C port on your computer to connect a USB mouse, printer, scanner, smartphone, hard drive, or other peripheral device.

Connecting a USB device

  1. Plug the USB cable of your device into the USB Type-C port on your MateDock 2.
  2. If the USB device requires a power supply, plug it in before powering it on.
  3. The first time you connect a new USB device, your computer will automatically install any drivers that are required.

Viewing connected devices on your computer

  1. Click in the lower left corner of the screen to open the Start menu.
  2. Click > to view connected USB devices under connected devices.

Bluetooth mouse

HUAWEI/HONOR Bluetooth mouse can connect to a computer wirelessly via Bluetooth. When using the Bluetooth mouse for the first time, you need to pair the mouse with your computer.

information The Bluetooth mouse is an optional accessory and is sold separately.

Getting to know the Bluetooth mouse
Getting to know the Bluetooth mouse

1 Left button 2 Scroll-wheel + Middle button
3 Right button 4 LED indicator
caution If the indicator flashes red, the battery has insufficient power and would need to be replaced.
5 Sensor 6 Power/Bluetooth pairing switch

Install the battery
As illustrated below, open the front casing at the mark located on the bottom edge of the mouse. Insert one AA battery with the positive and negative ends as shown in the battery chamber. Close the casing to complete installation.
Install the battery

Pairing the Bluetooth mouse with your computer
Pairing the Bluetooth mouse with your computer

  1. Toggle the Bluetooth pairing switch at the bottom of the mouse to for approximately 3 seconds until the indicator begins flashing, which indicates that the mouse has entered Pairing mode, as shown in the figure.
  2. From your computer, open the Bluetooth pairing screen in Settings and select Add Bluetooth device. Once your computer enters Bluetooth pairing mode, select HUAWEI/ HONOR Mouse to complete the pairing.

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